Pitching wins championships. MLB teams and their owners are willing to invest an absurd amount of money into their starting and relief pitching to build a team that is capable of winning a championship.
Players like C.C. Sabathia, Cliff Lee and even Barry Zito have received monstrous deals worth more than $100 million in recent seasons and there are pitchers awaiting similar deals at the end of this season or next season.
We do not know exactly when they will receive their deals or even how much they will make, but there is one thing we do know. Pitchers in MLB will get paid.
Here are 10 pitchers who will receive a massive extension.